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Bo-kaap

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Walking through this area will give you a feel for the spirit of those who established the area, and those who now live there. The colorful homes convey some of that and also are a great photo op,

Thank GDH1p
Reviewed 2 days ago

Bo-kaap is a beautiful demonstration of how Cape Town embraces cultural and religious diversity. Predominantly Islamic, this colorful community is easily recognized by the beautiful, luminously painted buildings that can be easily spotted. We walked here from a restaurant (Culture Cheese Club) in about 20...More

Thank Wade5780
Reviewed 4 days ago

Make this visit on foot...pop into the bakeries, have a meal at Biesmillah, see the museum and soak in the vibrancy and cultural diversity...it feels like a different continent, without being staged or in any way touristy. Take many photos...they are colourful and the mountain...More

Thank stevebenade
Reviewed 1 week ago

Learned so about this neighborhood by visiting the museum. Visit the museum first, then walk around the neighborhood. It's a must when visiting Cape Town

Thank Krystalynn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

What is so amazing is that the residents are extremely proud of their heritage. I visited the museum there. Took a cooking lesson. Shopped for spices. Had a lovely meal. I enjoyed the many hours spent in Bo-Kaap. Very welcoming and friendly area in Cape...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little place is filled with so much history and culture. Anyone who doe snot see this place is missing out on a cultural gem!

Thank adhboy8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a beautiful neighbourhood, especially on a sunny day, but I think its important to remember that people live here and to respect them. It is very hilly so be prepared to walk.

Thank JennyA09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bo-Kaap Place Located in Cape Town city ., This Place have Many House ., All house are painted with Attractive Colours like Red,Yellow,Pink,Green Etc ., Each House have Different colour ., This resemblance as Historically Place ., Very Superb place to visit with ur Family...More

Thank prasadrr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a district of Cape Town. It is colourful and bright but no reference anywhere as to why. We asked a local shopkeeper and he said it was for the tourists. A very strange answer I thought as there must be a reason and...More

Thank Piggiesnorter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove past this during our Cape Town city tour. Takes you back in history and could see a lot of Indian names which was exciting.

Thank Amit P
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salifu2014
4 October 2016|
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Response from abkarolia | Reviewed this property |
Check out 35 on Rose, Bo-Kaap, Cape Town
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SandieFreckle
13 June 2016|
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Response from Albertgerber | Reviewed this property |
There are many excellent upmarket accommodation options like the Hilton as mentioned in other posts. If this is the accommodation type you require I would stay in more touristy areas such as the Waterfront and commute to... More
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Michelle E
9 September 2015|
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Response from Albertgerber | Reviewed this property |
The question is dated some time ago so I hope it is still relevant. I would do a cooking course in the bo-kaap in the kitchen of one of the local ladies. Great fun and you can sample the results. More information on... More
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